Discussions between the United States and the United Kingdom concerning the sovereignty of Canton, Christmas, Enderbury, and other islands in the Pacific 1
1. For previous
documentation on United States interest in acquisition of overseas
bases and base rights in British Commonwealth areas, see
Foreign Relations, 1945, vol. vi, pp. 204 ff., and
1946, vol. v, pp. 1 ff.
 Memorandum of Conversation, by Mr. J. Harold Shullaw of the Division of British Commonwealth Affairs